Lower East Side Food and Culture 3-Hour Small-Group Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in USA

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Tacos, dumplings, bagels — America would be a food wasteland without the dishes brought here by immigrants. Join this 3-hour New York City walking tour to sample the best ethnic foods in the Lower East Side. But this experience includes much more than sampling delicious foods, as you’ll learn about the history of the dishes, establishments, sites and people along the way from your guide. The group remains small to ensure a quality experience.
Get in touch with the tasty culture of NYC on this New York food tour that is a pleasure for both the stomach and the mind! This New York City tour will start off at a location where many new citizens are made official, City Hall. Here at the northern edge of the colonial city we’ll start our journey with a delicious Dutch treat, just one of many foods that has made its way over thanks to the immigrant population in NYC.On this historical tour of New York, we’ll make our way around the Lower East Side, visiting 100-year old bakeries, churches, markets, and historic sites.  We’ll stroll the streets of Little Italy just as Lucky Luciano might have a century ago. Marvel at former and still operating Jewish synagogues. Wind our way through the streets of Chinatown, where you’ll feel like you’re in Shanghai. We’ll dive into Latin culture at a community garden and take in cultural sites like the African Burial Ground. Along the way on this New York food tour, we’ll sink our teeth into amazing stories and amazing food. Dumplings, pretzels, cheese, and more.  We’ll taste why New York City is the center of the world and the culinary legacy left here by those that have passed by Lady Liberty on their way to the American Dream.    

What’s included

  • Food tastings
  • Local Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Additional food or drink
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Free snacks included
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